MS Jo Briscoe

MS Jo Briscoe


  • Design for Live Performance
  • Production Design for Film and Television



  • Jo Briscoe is Lecturer in Production Design at the VCA, co-ordinating the Master of Design for Performance and the Master of Production Design for Screen. Jo's professional practice includes design for both stage and screen. Television design credits include the award-winning series Please Like Me (season 3), Upper Middle Bogan, Little Lunch and Nowhere Boys (season 1); Woodley, The Family Law (season 2), Mustangs FC and Stories I Want to Tell You in Person. Film credits include Oddlands, Polly and Me, Hammer or Claw and Hush. Jo received the APDG Award for Production Design on a Television Production for The Katering Show (season 2) and was highly commended for the same award for The Late Session. With a background in theatre set and costume design, Jo has extensive design credits for companies including Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir, Griffin, OzOpera, Legs on the Wall and ATYP, with shows that have toured both nationally and internationally. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Design from Pennsylvania State University.    


Member of

  • Australian Production Design Guild. Member 2010 -


Education and training

  • MFA, Pennsylvania State University 2001
  • BA, Australian National University 1998

Awards and honors

  • Design on a Television Production, Australian Production Design Guild, 2016



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